The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is actively recruiting Public Health Associate Program (PHAP) candidates for 2012 who will be (or are) recent college graduates (BA/BS) interested in beginning a career in public health.
The Public Health Associate Program, referred to commonly as PHAP, is a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) training and development program that provides opportunities for promising future public health professionals to gain broad experience in the day-to-day operation of public health programs. It is geared toward recent college graduates (BA/BS) who are beginning a career in public health.
· Is a two-year competency-based training and service program
· Is a paid federal position, including benefits
· Provides on-the-ground entry level jobs in the public health field for recent college graduates who are U.S. citizens
· Includes work experience in at least two different program areas including: STD, Tuberculosis, HIV, and other communicable diseases; chronic disease; environmental health; public health emergency preparedness; immunization; injury prevention; maternal and child health
· It is anticipated that PHAP will hire 50-65 associates in FY2012 and will receive well over 1000 applications for those positions
How to Apply:
· Applications open February 1, 2012
· Visit http://www.cdc.gov/phap/ to apply